Phoenix Technology News Beijing on July 29th news, according to technology website Mashable reports, if you are familiar with the industry to raise the public, it must have heard the name Kickstarter, which was founded in April 2009, the company is to raise the public industry originator. And now the famous Oculus company, before Zuckerberg was in the bag, also started from the Kickstarter platform.
After landing Kickstarter
, Oculus founder Palmer · Rudge received a $2 million 400 thousand investment, the investment is also let Rudge developed early Rift, and finally by Zuckerberg’s favor (the purchase price of $2 billion). At present, Oculus has become a big company with more than 400 employees, the first high-end VR headset Oculus Rift has been on sale for a long time.
The success of
Oculus is actually one of the typical examples of Kickstarter, although not all companies can be favored by the super giant, but good ideas will always shine.
this month at the beginning of the month, assistant professor Molik Walton business school published the history of the first comprehensive research report for Kickstarter. The report shows that each raised $1, entrepreneurs will be able to produce the output value of $2.46. Since its inception, Kickstarter has created a value of $5 billion 300 million.
in addition, the data show that since its inception, Kickstarter has created a total of 283 thousand part-time jobs and 29 thousand and 600 full-time jobs, in its platform to start the company reached a total of 8800.
Kickstarter Molik said: "in recent years has made remarkable achievements, it is an important platform for people to chase the dream."
in order to complete the report, Molik to 65326 Kickstarter entrepreneurs to send the online questionnaire (raising more than $1000), in addition, he also investigated those entrepreneurs who raise money under $1000 and many of the regular participation of the congregation raised gold master.
through the survey, Molik found that 37% of entrepreneurs believe that Kickstarter contribute to the development of their career, while of the respondents believe that Kickstarter to help them find a new job.
in addition, the survey results show that each of the one thousand fund-raising success of Kickstarter companies, there are more than 190 founders have more than 82 full-time employees.
of course, not all people can become famous in the battle of Kickstarter, many successful projects are now experiencing growth bottlenecks. Smart watch manufacturer Pebble is from Kic>